Last minute cancellation of a lecture by scientist Gauhar Raza, who also made a documentary on the 2002 Gujarat riots, at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), has triggered a controversy but the government-run institute maintained that it was due to "purely administrative reason".
The Special Investigation Team (SIT), which was set up to probe the 2002 Gulberg Society riot case, told the trial court here on Thursday that former Ahmedabad city Police Commissioner P C Pandey had no criminal role in the incident.
The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed for two months proceedings in the Gujarat High Court on appeals filed by the convicts in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case in which former Minister Maya Kodnani was awarded life sentence.
The Supreme Court will hear on Thursday a plea questioning Gujarat High Court hearing appeal of former state minister Maya Kodnani`s challenging her conviction and sentencing in Norada Patiya massacre during 2002 Gujarat riots while excluding other co-accused.
Top police officials deliberately did not react in time to rein in a mob that went on the rampage and killed 69 people of the minority community at Gulberg Society during the 2002 riots, a special court here was told today.
The Supreme Court on Thursday extended the stay on arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in connection with a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 Gujarat riots.
The acquittal of six people in a case related to the killing of three British nationals of Indian origin during the 2002 Gujarat riots was today described as a "failure of justice" by the victims' family.
The lawyer of the Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team, the prosecuting agency in the Gulberg Society massacre case from the 2002 Gujarat riots, Wednesday summed up testimonies of two witnesses.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to grant bail to one of the accused in the Gulberg Society massacre case of 2002 Gujarat riots in which former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri and 67 others were killed, saying it has asked the lower court to conclude trial in three months.
A US federal court has asked the State Department to respond by December 10 to a human rights group's challenge to immunity for Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged complicity in 2002 Gujarat riots.
A special court trying the Gulberg Society massacre case pertaining to the killing of 68 people, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, during the 2002 communal riots will commence daily hearing from November 27 following directions of the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team has sought to re-examine a witness in a case related to the killing of three UK nationals during the 2002 post-Godhra riots, as the earlier testimony was found to be difficult to understand because of the "accent".
Embarrassed by the loss meted out to Pakistan by the Indian Army, the citizens of the South Asian nation on Wednesday took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused India of violating ceasefire on the occasion of Eid.
Australian premier Tony Abbott on Friday said Narendra Modi as Gujarat chief minister should not be blamed for the 2002 riots in the state as he was just a "presiding officer" who has been cleared in "endless inquiries".